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Mrs. Kaler from Baltimore MD is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Get a Grip!

My students need a way to showcase their talent! With these grip strip mounting strips, I can easily mount projects and hang them on display for everyone to see!

  • $369 goal

This project expired on June 25, 2011.

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My Students

We have piles of wonderful art projects waiting to be seen! With the help of the Grip Strips, our halls can showcase the fantastic art of all of our students on a regular basis. We can delight in art every day, everywhere!

I work with a wonderfully diverse group of about 320 students in an urban school that serves grades PreK- 8th.

In the course of a couple of weeks, we have piles of wonderful art from our many projects. We do a lot of projects that focus on art from other cultures which provides the students with a great opportunity to explore different ways of expressing themselves through different art forms. The students are excited about learning and they love the opportunity to share what they have learned.

My Project

Everyone will get a grip on art with adequate display space! The students can take their work to the next level and include reflection and criticism of the process and the art work as a part of the display. Having work on display provides the students with so many levels of expression! This will also encourage teachers from other content areas to take a look at how their content is integrated into the visual art projects of the students and start to think about how arts integration can become more fluid. It is important for the community to see the talent and the effort that is being expressed by my students. Everyone should have the opportunity to see what I see in the work of these students.

A lot of the students that I work with do not have self confidence, especially when it comes to art.

Many students have come to find a comfort level in the work that they are creating and they are starting to understand the importance of finding their voice. The Grip Strips provide a stage!

Mrs. Kaler
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 320 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Grip-A-Strip - 4 ft. L • Nasco $28.75 3 $86.25
Grip-A-Strip - 8 ft. L • Nasco $50.25 3 $150.75

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